LIBERTY Dental Plan Introduces New Executive for Government Programs
Irvine, CA – June 4, 2012 - LIBERTY Dental Plan (LIBERTY) is pleased to announced that Dave Meadows, a healthcare industry veteran, is joining the company’s operations as Senior Vice President of Government Programs.
“We are excited and honored to welcome Dave to our executive management,” said Amir Neshat, CEO and founder of the Irvine-based dental benefits administrator. “As LIBERTY continues to expand its business within the market of government sponsored plan we anticipate Dave’s knowledge and experience will be invaluable to our successfully delivering the highest quality of dental benefits to our members in government sponsored programs.”
With over 19 years of specialized expertise in state health programs, Meadows will manage operations out of the greater Sacramento area by providing his experienced input on facilitating and developing public plans that will best serve populations for California and LIBERTY’S national partners. His extensive career includes a term as Vice President of State Health Programs for Health Net, and time spent working directly for the California State Department as a Supervising Examiner responsible for financial regulation of contracting Health Care Service Plans. Meadows presently serves as a Board Member for the California Association of Dental Plans (CADP) and the California Department of Managed Health Care’s Financial Solvency Standards Board.
“I’m thrilled to be joining such a dynamic company that has demonstrated its leadership in providing dental coverage to the government programs sector” said Meadows. “I’m excited about the opportunity we have to work on innovative, cost effective ways to continually improve the access and availability government program beneficiaries have to quality dental care.”
About LIBERTY Dental Plan
LIBERTY Dental Plan specializes in commercial and government sponsored dental programs, providing services to managed care organizations, state governments, labor unions, large group employers, municipalities, and individuals. With a vast majority of its membership enrolled in government sponsored programs, LIBERTY is recognized as a specialist in administering dental care for Medicaid, SCHIP and Medicare beneficiaries. LIBERTY has a proven record of successfully increasing the utilization of quality dental care for multiple programs, ensuring that a larger portion of premiums are appropriated directly to care.
LIBERTY Dental Plan is also recognized as an industry leader in the area of Dental Disease Management. A member of The Care Continuum Alliance (carecontinuum.org), LIBERTY shares their commitment to promote high quality standards for and definitions of key components of wellness, disease, case management where appropriate, and care coordination programs as well as support services and materials.